50 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

50 days in Europe & Africa Itinerary

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Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 6 nights
Fly to Nice, Shuttle to Monte-Carlo
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Nice, Fly to Faro
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Faro, Portugal
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gibraltar, Gibraltar
— 4 nights
Bus to Malaga, Fly to Marrakech
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Algiers, Algeria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tunis, Tunisia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
Ferry to Gozo, Taxi to Gharb
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Gharb, Malta
— 2 nights
Taxi to Gozo, Ferry to Comino
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Comino, Malta
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
Fly
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
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Barcelona, Spain — 6 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Magic House, Col.leccio XEVI (in Santa Cristina d'Aro), Camino de Ronda (in S'Agaro) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Sant Feliu de Guixols). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Debrecen, Hungary to Barcelona is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Debrecen in August, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monte-Carlo.
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco — 4 nights

Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Monte-Carlo is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Larvotto Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco, explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, and examine the collection at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo holiday maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Barcelona to Monte-Carlo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Faro.
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Faro, Portugal — 5 nights

The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Faro: Ilha de Armona (in Olhao), Tavira (Praia da Terra Estreita, Costabeach Tavira Island and Tours, &more) and Thai Massage Vilamoura (in Vilamoura). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 21st (Mon) at Aquashow Park. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, surround yourself with nature on Far-Eco Tuk, and go for a stroll along the water at Marina de Vilamoura.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Faro trip builder tool.

Getting from Monte-Carlo to Faro by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Monte-Carlo to Faro. In August in Faro, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gibraltar.
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Gibraltar, Gibraltar — 4 nights

A vacation in Gibraltar reveals a strategically important area the ancient Greeks considered the edge of the known world.
Gibraltar is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at The Rock of Gibraltar, get a new perspective on nature at The Gibraltar National Museum, Head underground at St. Michael's Cave, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Apes Den.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gibraltar online route planner.

Traveling by car from Faro to Gibraltar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Faro to Gibraltar due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Gibraltar are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 4 nights

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion, soak in style at Turkish baths, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gibraltar to Marrakech in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gibraltar in August: highs in Marrakech hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Casablanca.
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Casablanca, Morocco — 2 nights

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): stop by Zaity Natural Cosmetic, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then relax in sumptuous surroundings at Wang Thai Spa. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Casablanca trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marrakech to Casablanca in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. When traveling from Marrakech in August, plan for little chillier days in Casablanca, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Algiers.
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Algiers, Algeria — 2 nights

Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Musee National du Bardo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ketchaoua Mosque, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Public National de l'Enluminure, de la Miniature et de la Calligraphie. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Memorial du Martyr, then explore the world behind art at National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers, and then admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Algiers trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Casablanca to Algiers in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Casablanca to Algiers is 1 hour. Traveling from Casablanca in September, expect nights in Algiers to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Tunis.
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Tunis, Tunisia — 2 nights

The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
On the 5th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Dar Bach Hamba, see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zitouna Mosque, and finally view the masterpieces at Roumouz. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Avenue Habib Bourguiba, don't miss a visit to Centro storico, explore the different monuments and memorials at North Africa American Cemetery, then examine the collection at Museum Dar el-Annabi, and finally contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra.

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Getting from Algiers to Tunis by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to Valletta.
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Valletta, Malta — 3 nights

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Change things up with these side-trips from Valletta: Mellieha (Scuba & Snorkeling & Paradise Bay). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, admire the masterpieces at Casa Rocca Piccola, and delve into the distant past at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Valletta trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Tunis to Valletta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Tunis in September, you will find days in Valletta are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gharb.
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Gharb, Malta — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the ancient world of Ggantija Megalithic Temples, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Basilica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John The Baptist, then learn about winemaking at Ta' Mena Estate, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dwejra Bay, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Inland Sea.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gharb travel tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Valletta to Gharb takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Gharb, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Comino.
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Comino, Malta — 3 nights

While it is not the largest island of the Maltese archipelago, Comino serves as an oasis of serenity for many reasons other than its picturesque Mediterranean location.
On the 12th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon and then explore the activities along Santa Marija Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from St. Mary's Tower.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Comino driving holiday website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Gharb to Comino takes 1.5 hours. In September in Comino, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 6 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi, Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, &more), Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and stroll through Glyfada Beach.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Athens vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Comino to Athens. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Istanbul.
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Istanbul, Turkey — 6 nights

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul route maker site.

You can fly from Athens to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 1 hour. When traveling from Athens in September, plan for slightly colder days in Istanbul, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Monaco travel guide

4.2
Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.
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Malta travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens
Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.
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